Contemporary African Leaders

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President of Cameroon since 1982, voting irregularities, fraudPaul Biya
President of Nigeria since 2015, preceded Goodluck Jonathan after winning 2014 electionMohammadu Buhari
President of Brukina Faso from 1978 to 2014, tried to extend 27 year term, fled to Ivory CoastBlaise Compoare
President of Angola since 1979, second longest serving African leaderJose Eduardo dos Santos
President of Egypt (since 2014), launched coup in 2014, won dubious electionAbdel Fattah el-Sisi
President of the Gambia, coup in 1994, IslamicYahya Jammeh
President of the DRC since 2001 after father was assassinatedJoseph Kabila
President of Rwanda, previously a rebel leader ending the Rwandan genocidePaul Kagame
President of Kenya since 2013, son of the first president of KenyaUhuru Kenyatta
President of Uganda since 1986, economic stability and growth, fight against AIDSYoweri Museveni
President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979, longest serving African leaderTeodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
President of Burundi since 2005, last term ended in military coup and the exodus of 150,000 peoplePierre Nkurunziza
President of the Ivory Coast since 2010, an economist who has worked for the IMFAlassane Ouattara
President of Senegal since 2012, prime minister from 2004 to 2007, also a MayorMacky Sall
President of Liberia since 2006, first elected female head of state in AfricaEllen Sirleaf-Johnson
President of South Africa, elected in 2009, controversial (rape, corruption, embezzlement)Jacob Zuma